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What cause back shoulder blade pain

What cause back shoulder blade pain

Many causes poss.: It can b from muscle strain 2 pleuritic pain referred 2 the back/scapular area. Some r of no great concern some could b serious c ur pcp and get a diagnosis, & if need, get a referral 2 an ortho. Pe, apical disease of the lung r some also. As u can c an eval is needed. ...Read more

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What could cause broken shoulder blade?

What could cause broken shoulder blade?

Chest trauma: The scapula is the medical name for the shoulder blade. The scapula bone is extremely thin & may fracture after any significant chest wall trauma. If the patient has multiple broken ribs, a clavicle fracture and a scapula fracture, one must be wary that the underlying lung has taken a significant injury as well. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder blade pain?

What could cause shoulder blade pain?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-pain.htm. ...Read more

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Can an injured rotator cuff cause neck and back/shoulder blade pain?

Can an injured rotator cuff cause neck and back/shoulder blade pain?

Maybe: Rotator cuff problems are usually felt in the shoulder area itself, but the neck and shoulder blade are nearby, and the brain may interpret the pain signals as involvement of those other areas of the body. Sometimes neck problems cause pain in the shoulder blade and shoulder areas. If it persists or is bad, see your primary doctor or a specialist. ...Read more

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Could my rib fractures cause shoulder bursitis?

Could my rib fractures cause shoulder bursitis?

It's possible: it could've change your mechanics of the way you use your shoulder. Another thought is that whatever caused the accident and the rib fractures could have also injured your shoulder and that is why you developed the bursitis. ...Read more

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Can anterior shoulder instability cause nerve, tendon, muscle, shoulder blade problems?

Can anterior shoulder instability cause nerve, tendon, muscle, shoulder blade problems?

Yes: This is very plausible. To be sure, and due to the complex nature of the shoulder, and evaluation by an orthopedist would determine the exact cause of your symptoms. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What could cause extremely uncomfortable throbbing pain between neck and shoulder going underneath shoulder blade?

What could cause extremely uncomfortable throbbing pain between neck and shoulder going underneath shoulder blade?

Nondiagnostic: Without a thorough history and physical examination of the area, the problem is nondiagnostic at this time. However an irritable nerve or muscle may be causing the discomfort. If a rash appears shingles is a possibility. If symptoms persist or worsen see your physician. In the meantime try cold or hot packs and rubbing liniment, and ,if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. ...Read more

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Could left kidney be causing shoulder blade pain?

Unlikely: Usually pain from the kidneys is felt in the flank area or just towards the back below the rib cage. Visceral pain radiating to the shoulder blade may be from the spleen. You should let your primary care provider know about this pain at your next visit even if it goes away spontaneously. ...Read more

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Severe upper back R shoulder blade area pain. Didn't injure it. Arthritis?

Severe upper back R shoulder blade area pain. Didn't injure it. Arthritis?

Shoulder muscles: Shoulder blade pain can be due to strain of the muscles around your shoulder. This can happen from lifting something abnormally or improper positioning. Therapy or massage can be of benefit. Shoulder specialists can determine the type of problem. ...Read more

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Severe pain from shoulder down deltoid into bicep. Not rotator cuff. More pain when arm is rotated toward chest. Torn cartilage in other shoulder. ??

Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless associated with the biceps 'anchor'( SLAP) lesions -- but less likely in isolation in your age group.Osteoarthritis can cause pain in this distribution . AC joint arthritis can also cause pain when rotating arm towards chest ( adduction). See an ORS! GL! ...Read more

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Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?

Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?

Get evaluated: Although it would be rare for someone of your age to have heart trouble, shoulder pain is often seen with ischemia of the heart. Also, patients with injury to the spleen can have left shoulder pain. See you doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Pain should blade: My guess is you have been dong some new exercises or work that has strained some muscles in area. ...Read more

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Probable causes of left shoulder blade pain?

Probable causes of left shoulder blade pain?

Muscle spasm : The shoulder blade is suspended by the superior trapezius and rhomboid muscles. When chronically stressed these muscles can go into spasm. Muscle relaxants, massage, acupuncture, biofeedback and heat can reverse the spasm. A good therapist to help is a physical therapist. ...Read more

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Upper back pain between right shoulder blade and spine hurts to breathe?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the area, physical activity straining the rib cage, arthritis and other causes. Try ice on area, ibruprofen/tylenol to relieve pain, avoid activity that makes it hurt. Chk with doctor for source of pain. Chest xray/physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade cracked;nowleft arm goes tingling once in awhile. Can injured left shoulder cause me to feel more discomfort on elbow than my shoulder?

Shoulder blade cracked;nowleft arm goes tingling once in awhile. Can injured left shoulder cause me to feel more discomfort on elbow than my shoulder?

Tingling in arm: may be due to nerve or vascular compression (more often the former). The injury that resulted in the shoulder blade fracture may have caused another problem. (nerve root, brachial plexus, peripheral nerve ) Sometimes traction to the ulnar nerve causes parasthesias down to the hand and discomfort around the elbow. A good neurological-exam possibly an EMG-NCS may need to be done to sort this out. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

Multiple answers: Sharp pain in the shoulder with coughing could represent a problem with a cervical or thoracic disc problem or possibly an issue with tendonitis in the shoulder. Less likely but possible. Definitely needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Left shoulder blade pain means?

Many causes: Neck problems, suprascapular nerve entrapment, peri-scapular bursitis, posterior rib-cage injuries, and rhomboid muscles can cause shoulder blade pain. See an orthopedist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What might be causing my shoulder blade to crack?

What might be causing my shoulder blade to crack?

Joint movement noise: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space from one place in the joint to another, or from some other non-traumatic event. If there are no pains, stiffness, nor restricted movement before or after cracking noises occur, there is probably no damage being done. A doctor can examine it to be sure. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade cracked;nowleft arm goes tingling once in awhile. Can injured left shoulder cause me to feel more discomfort on elbow than my shoulder?

Tingling in arm: may be due to nerve or vascular compression (more often the former). The injury that resulted in the shoulder blade fracture may have caused another problem. (nerve root, brachial plexus, peripheral nerve ) Sometimes traction to the ulnar nerve causes parasthesias down to the hand and discomfort around the elbow. A good neurological-exam possibly an EMG-NCS may need to be done to sort this out. ...Read more

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Squatted with poor posture (forced my head up while BODY squating) upper left back cracked. Now my shoulder blade/elbow/pinky goes numb off/on. Cause?

Squatted with poor posture (forced my head up while BODY squating) upper left back cracked. Now my shoulder blade/elbow/pinky goes numb off/on. Cause?

Radiculopathy: It may be a radiculopathy from the neck. When a nerve becomes pinched or irritated in the neck it can cause pain or numbness that runs into the arm; I suspect this is what occurred. Don't hesitate to be seen if it does not get better quickly. ...Read more

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Please help can't take the pain! my (r) shoulder blade bottom tip along with all (r) side ribs hurt so bad, only relief when cracked or medicine?

Get diagnosis: Radiating pain can have many causes. Treatment should be specific. Get it diagnosed properly. A physiatrist might help. ...Read more

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I cracked my neck and i think i may have done something wrong because my back/spine started hurting right by my right shoulder blade. What did i do?

Hard to say: It is hard to say and there are a number of possibilities, from a simple muscular strain to a disc herniation irritating a nerve in your spine. If it does not resolve, consider being checked. Usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies will determine the use and whether any treatment is needed. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Left side neck always crack with any movement i make, neck and shoulder blade always very stiff, why?

Left side neck always crack with any movement i make, neck and shoulder blade always very stiff, why?

Benign: I am frequently asked about neck/spinal cracking and invariably it is a benign condition, similar to cracking knuckles. In other words, don't worry about it, especially if you've had an MRI showing that your neck is ok (i'm assuming that based on the MRI listed in your procedures). Your best best is persistent physical therapy, being active, eating a healthy diet, quitting smoking if applicable. ...Read more

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My left shoulder blade feels weird, feels heavy and feels like it gets stuck up sometimes, it cracks too. Been hurting for awhile. Not lung problems.

My left shoulder blade feels weird, feels heavy and feels like it gets stuck up sometimes, it cracks too. Been hurting for awhile. Not lung problems.

Shoulderblade : You may have suffered a sprain of your shoulder blade. Try to have someone give you light massage. A topical rub such as bengay, icyhot may be of some help. If none of that works, may try physical therapy but will need to be referred by a provider. ...Read more

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Left shoulder/shoulder blade hurts sometimes during the day. Also it cracks whenever i move it backwards. Get some chest and arm pains and tingling to?

Left shoulder/shoulder blade hurts sometimes during the day. Also it cracks whenever i move it backwards. Get some chest and arm pains and tingling to?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Pain in the area you describe could also be rooted in your neck or chest (cardiac)... I recommend you see a physician asap. ...Read more

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Accident 8 yrs. Ago . I had whip lash, a crack sternum, and a numb back below my shoulder blades. Now I have a burn pain level 7. What could cause?

Accident 8 yrs. Ago .  I had whip lash, a crack sternum, and a numb back below my shoulder blades.  Now I have a burn pain level 7.  What could cause?

Accident: This sounds like a post-traumatic injury to the spinal cord, would recommend a consultation with a neurologist and likely a MRI of the thoracic spine to rule out a syrinx. ...Read more

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Hi doc i m a 19 yo n also do gym. .My sholders, back and neck also sometimes legs gets cracked often automatically ...Wat to do?.Bone cracking safe?.

Hi doc i m a 19 yo n also do gym. .My sholders, back and neck also sometimes legs gets cracked often automatically ...Wat to do?.Bone cracking safe?.

TRAUMA to BODY: Too much gym will be bad for you.You are young to have cracking sensation in your bones. Be careful! let md check you before you play too much pls.. ...Read more

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I started getting knots in my muscles between my shoulder blades and now my neck cracks and when I look down I c a shock all the way to back of feet?

I started getting knots in my muscles between my shoulder blades and now my neck cracks and when I look down I c a shock all the way to back of feet?

Lehermittes sign: Electrical shock sensations to feet and arms with neck motion should be evaluated to rule out cervical stenosis neck MRI with neuro exam should do the trick ...Read more

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How to tell if I cracked a rib, or just injured a muscle in center of mid back, below shoulder blades? Pain when bending but not if stationary.

Get an x-ray: An x-ray would be necessary to diagnose a fractured rib. Usually a fractured rib would be painful with movement, deep breathing or coughing. It would also be tender on feeling it. The center of the back would be an unusual location for a rib fracture--it should be off to one side or the other. ...Read more

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I'm 30 yo. 250lb. Muscular. Always sore btwn shoulder blades. If someone press and crack my back, I feel better. Should I stop lifting weights? Swim?

I'm 30 yo. 250lb. Muscular. Always sore btwn shoulder blades. If someone press and crack my back, I feel better. Should I stop lifting weights? Swim?

Hard to say: Unfortunately without a physical examination, it's almost impossible to say. Conservatively, I'd suggest taking it easy with the weights; you might benefit from Aleve, (naproxen) the Tiger Balm patch and a TENS unit (they're over the counter now) to see if it improves over a week or 2. If it persists/gets worse, see your doctor for further evaluation. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain for two years. Orthopedic said it was scapular dyskinesis. I am not active. I rotate back & it cracks all the way down blade. Help?

Right shoulder pain for two years. Orthopedic said it was scapular dyskinesis. I am not active. I rotate back & it cracks all the way down blade. Help?

Good therapist: Find a good upper extremity therapist ( occupational therapist) that your ors recommends who can help stenthen your scapula muscles( scapula stabilizers).Best of luck! ...Read more

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Why causes my shoulder blade to stick out?

Why causes my shoulder blade to stick out?

A variety of causes: Your condition is called scapular winging and usually affects only one side. Causes include injury to one of the nerves called the long thoracic nerve if you had an injury. Parsonage turner syndrome is a viral syndrome that can affect the brachial plexus and cause scapular winging. This is a self limited condition and can take upto 1 year to resolve. A condition called sick scapular syndrome can cause both scapulas to wing. Treatment is usually with physical therapy. See a shoulder specialist to really find out what the cause is. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in back by shoulder blade?

Shoulder blade pain: Could be muscle sprain/strain/imbalance. Possible nerve impingements. Possibly ergonomic or postural as well. Tumors and masses less likely. ...Read more

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What cause back shoulder blade pain

Many causes poss.: It can b from muscle strain 2 pleuritic pain referred 2 the back/scapular area. Some r of no great concern some could b serious c ur pcp and get a diagnosis, & if need, get a referral 2 an ortho. Pe, apical disease of the lung r some also. As u can c an eval is needed. ...Read more